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What is an Associate Degree in Human Services?

The Human Services A.A.S. program is an interdisciplinary program focusing on the diverse nature of the individual human being, the dynamic process of life, and the human ability to interact and adapt to the living environment. Human Services workers assist individuals, families, and groups to improve the overall quality of life in the community. Graduates may be employed as providers of both direct and indirect client services, eg therapeutic support services, caregiver, living assistant/coach, crises interviewer, empowerer, administrative worker, community outreach, and advocate.

The Human Services Associate Degree program is accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Services Education (CSHSE).

Program Coordinator

 Anthony B. Jefferson

Anthony B. Jefferson

Assistant Professor
Schnecksville, PA

Human Services Courses

Your human services courses will prepare you for success in either a future career or when pursuing a four-year degree. In this program, you’ll take classes like:

  • Interviewing and Case Management
  • Systems and Processes
  • Modern Social Problems
  • The Family
  • Management of Human Services Agencies

Bachelor’s Transfer Schools

Pennsylvania offers statewide program-to-program articulation. This allows students who graduate with specific associate degrees to transfer as juniors into a bachelor’s degree program in a similar field of study at a participating four-year college. Learn more about transferring to a four-year school.

Your A.A.S. in Accounting prepares you to transfer to the following four-year colleges or universities:


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